Yay it’s National Gaming Day!

Woo hoo! It’s National Gaming Day this Saturday! On November 14, 2009, libraries across the country will participate in the largest, simultaneous national video game tournament ever held! Kids will be able to compete against […]

Free audiobook short stories, kids songs and Kahuna Reef video game!

Thanks to Rachel Singer Gordon’s Mashup Mom, I scored some fun freebies today. And you can too! From  Freebies on Friday, 4/24/09 Free Big Kahuna Reef game download from Amazon.com Get the Walking Oliver Sampler […]

Fun Moo Stuff

Moo makes wonderful business cards, postcards, sticker books and more. Their products are fun to create and fun to use. Reading back through their blog today I ran across some fun things to create for […]

Librarians’s Guide to Gaming Toolkit

Check out this new resource from ALA’:  The Librarian’s Guide to Gaming: An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming @ Your Library Libraries of all types promote the development of these literacy skills in numerous ways: […]

Scratch: Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch, from the MIT Media Lab, is a programming tool “designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and […]

Board Gaming and the AASL Standards

Beth Gallaway, aka Information Goddess, shared her recent presentation on Board Gaming and the AASL Standards on SlideShare.  See her blog post for links to her handouts for these  sessions. Sounds like it was a […]

Wii Bowling for Seniors – Holiday Classic Tournament

Do you have a Wii Bowling program for Seniors? Check out this tournment! Any library with a Wii Bowling for Seniors program is invited to participate in the Kent Public Library Holiday Classic Wii Bowling […]

Games @ Lunch Break

Our lunch break today was too short to get any game playing going – school librarians know how to eat quick and network at the same time! But I did get a few games out […]

Cartoon Network Game Creator

In an effort to get lots of little notes off my desk, I’ve just spent a few minutes playing with the Cartoon Network’s Game Creator. Heard about it in episode 5 of the Games in […]

Gaming in School Libraries? Yes!

Thinking about how gaming might fit in your school library? How it can help engage students and support curriculum? Then check out this post on Why Games Belong in Libraries from Brian Mayer’s The Library […]

Games in Education Symposium – Aug 19-20

This looks really interesting. Wish I could attend. The second annual Games in Education Symposium, free to middle and high school teachers, is scheduled for Tuesday & Wednesday, August 19-20th and will take place at […]

Studiyo – fun quiz creator

Making quizzes just keeps getting easier and more fun. studiyo has a great interface that lets you create multiple choice quizzes and easily embed them in your blog or other web page. Quizzes can include […]